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Religious fundamentalism : global, local and personal

Author: Peter Herriot
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book provides a comprehensive social scientific perspective on a subject of immense contemporary significance, and should be of use both to unitversity students and also students of the contemporary world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Herriot, Peter.
Religious fundamentalism.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
(DLC) 2008003040
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Herriot
ISBN: 9780203929872 020392987X 0415422086 9780415422086 0415422094 9780415422093
OCLC Number: 275165239
Description: 1 online resource (325 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Fundamentalism is global. case study: al-qaida: a global fundamentalist movement --
Cultures and fundamentalisms. case study: civil and fundamentalist religion in Bush's America --
Fundamentalisms as social movements. case study: Gush Emunim: a nationalist fundamentalist movement --
Fundamentalist organisations. case study: the home school movement and its organisations --
Groups of fundamentalists. case study: Islamic terrorist cells --
A central identity. case study: Sayeed Qutb: ideologue and martyr --
Fundamentalist beliefs: process and contents. case study: reconstructionism: the theology of dominion --
Fundamentalist values and attitudes. case study: friends of their enemy's enemy: The Neturei Karta --
Fundamentalist behaviour: its effect on them and us. case study: different perspectives: Jack Straw and the niqab --
Fundamentalism is very different.
Responsibility: Peter Herriot.


Fundamentalism can be analysed from a variety of perspectives. This book deals with four levels of analysis, combining sociological and psychological perspectives, and relating them to each other. It  Read more...
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"Essential reading for anyone who would like to understand the many dimensions of fundamentalism in our time. ... The analysis is exceptionally clear." - The Scientific and Medical Network"Herriot's Read more...

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